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Independence Day

July 4, 2018

memday14On Wednesday, July 4th, come for an Independence Day tribute. See an artillery firing and color guard during a patriotic ceremony. Join us for living history programs and demonstrations by costumed interpreters. See a Civil War era baseball demonstration and see a Revolutionary War presentation by historical interpreters..

See what life was really like for the common Civil War soldier, or explore what life was really like on an authentic 19th century plantation.

All events and activities included with Park admission.



Load in Nine Times

Rifle Musket demonstration

10:00-10:20 am – Demonstration Area

1857 Independence Day Patriotic Speech

Period Demonstration by Gary Helm

10:45-11:00 am – Tudor Hall Front Porch

Independence Day Games

Sack Races, 3-Legged Races, etc.

11:00-11:45 am

Tudor Hall West Yard

Breakthrough Battlefield Tour

11:15-12: pm, 3:30-4:15 pm

Meet at Battlefield Center

Independence Day Celebration

Color Guard, Pledge of Allegiance, Artillery Firing

12:30-12:45 pm

Fortification Exhibit

The Breakthrough Nine

Period Baseball Demonstration

1:15 – 2:00 pm

Battlefield Center Field

The Revolutionary War Infantryman and Rifleman

Period Demonstration by Jon Schmidt

2:30-3:20 pm

Battlefield Center Field

Ongoing throughout the day:

Breakthrough Presentation

Running time: 10 minutes – Battlefield Center

Slavery in America

Push button Running time: 20 minutes

Field Quarter




July 4, 2018
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Pamplin Historical Park
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Pamplin Historical Park
6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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